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Permissibility of doing wudu over makeup

Q:

Assalamulaikum. I understand that doing wudu over water proof makeup would be impermissible as the makeup would act as a barrier but what about doing wudu over WATER RESISTANT makeup? Is this permissible?
Thank you in advance.

A:

Alaykum salaam

Thank you for your question. If the water resistant make up still acts as a barrier you cannot make wudu on top of it.

From my limited research and understanding of water resistant make up, generally it is water resistant so that it stays on, meaning it is not absorbed into the skin or moved away by sweat. This means it is still a barrier as it prevents water from reaching the skin in a timely fashion such that sequence is maintained in the actions of wudu.

And God knows best

May you always be successful.

Zoheir Ali